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Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy / Edition 1
     

Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy / Edition 1

by Oliver Leaman, John Clayton, Oliver Leamen
 

ISBN-10: 0521427223

ISBN-13: 9780521427227

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the views of Philo, Saadya, Maimonides, Gersonides,

Overview

In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the views of Philo, Saadya, Maimonides, Gersonides, Spinoza, Mendelssohn, Hermann Cohen, Buber, Rosenzweig, and post-Holocaust thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521427227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions Series , #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Job; 2. Philo; 3. Saadya; 4. Maimonides; 5. Gersonides; 6. Spinoza; 7. Mendelssohn; 8. Cohen; 9. Buber; 10. The Holocaust; 11. Back to the Bible.

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